UMRHN’s annual workshop for school nurses and social workers will be on October 18, 2021. Due to COVID-19 considerations, this will be a virtual event only. Registration closes on October 13 at 4:30pm!      

2021 School Health Workshop
October 18, 2021



8:00am – Log-ins begin (links will be provided to registrants in advance)

8:30am – Welcome

8:35am – 10:00am – Make Every Bite Count: 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Farrah Wigand, RDN, LD, CSOWM, SNAP-Education Dietitian
Jessica Morrison, RD, LD, SNAP-Education NES Coordinator
Division of Public Health Nutrition Practice and SNAP-Ed Program
S.C. Dept. of Health & Environmental Control

10:00am Break

10:15am – 11:45am – Partnerships to Increase Access to Care

Leigh Pate, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC and Lauren Thomas, MPH University of South Carolina – Lancaster

11:45am Lunch

12:30pm – 2:00pm – COVID-19: Guidance for a Safe School Year

Breyon Martin, BSN and Kristi Beadle, RN, CCM SC DHEC Infection Control and Nursing Departments

2:00pm Break

 2:15pm – 3:45pm – Pediatric Emergencies

Dr. Patricia O’Dierno, Pediatrician, MUSC Health – Lancaster

3:45pm – Wrap Up and Evaluations

4:00pm Adjourn

The cost is $60 total per person for all four virtual sessions. If you would like to register with a credit card, you can do so through Event Brite. If you would like to register and pay by check, please use this registration form.

A discount is provided for groups of 12 or more who register at the same time. You can find that discounted rate in EventBrite, or you may call 803-377-8026 or email for other options.

If you work for an organization that is listed on our members page, you are eligible for a discounted rate. There is a discounted ticket type for UMRHN Member Organizations built into the Event Brite, or if you would like to register and pay by check, please use this registration form.

If your district would like to use a Purchase Order, you may call 803-377-8026 or email


We would like to thank the Chester Healthcare Foundation and Mid-Carolina AHEC for their continued support of our program!

CEU’s are offered through Mid-Carolina AHEC.

Credit Statements for this activity

AHEC: This program is approved for 0.6CEU’s (6.0 clock hours) of continuing education by Mid-Carolina AHEC, Inc. and meets the SC AHEC Best Practices Standards. Participants must attend 90% of the program in order to receive a certificate of attendance. No partial credit will be given.

COUNSELORS & THERAPISTS: This program has been pre-approved for 6.0 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

NURSING: Mid-Carolina AHEC is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This nursing continuing education activity approval # 1811-032PR-431 has been approved for 6.0 hours.

SOCIAL WORKERS: This program has been approved by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners for 6.0 clock hours of NON-social work continuing education.

Requirements for obtaining contact hours

1. Learner must attend 90% of the program

2. Learner must complete an evaluation form

3. No partial credit will be given

Disclosure Statements

Disclosure: It is the policy of Mid-Carolina AHEC, as well as of South Carolina Nurses Association/American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all educational activities. Faculty for this program has disclosed they have no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relationship to this activity.

Discussion of Off-Label Use: This program does not include any discussion of off-label or investigational use, devices, and/or complimentary or alternative therapies.

Commercial Support: Participants will be made aware of any commercial support by information provided in the slides and/or printed program materials.

Non-Endorsement of Products: Neither Mid-Carolina AHEC nor SCNA/ANCC endorses or approves any products that may be associated with this continuing education activity.

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